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When Public Enemy and others were taking these moments and amplifying the noise component rather than the musical component, you were getting just a completely different way of looking at music, almost this collage of mistakes that in itself makes something so right. I thought that was a brilliant moment in music.

— DJ Shadow in an interview with NPR’s Guy Raz

    When Public Enemy and others were taking these moments and amplifying the noise component rather than the musical component, you were getting just a completely different way of looking at music, almost this collage of mistakes that in itself makes something so right. I thought that was a brilliant moment in music.

    DJ Shadow in an interview with NPR’s Guy Raz

  2. You’ve Never Heard Public Enemy’s It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back?!

    You’ve Never Heard Public Enemy’s It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back?!

  3. Public Enemy performs Fear of a Black Planet at All Tomorrow’s Parties in Asbury Park, N.J. (Photo by Gisel Florez for NPR.)
Download our recording of the show.

    Public Enemy performs Fear of a Black Planet at All Tomorrow’s Parties in Asbury Park, N.J. (Photo by Gisel Florez for NPR.)

    Download our recording of the show.